Grade School Teacher

Grade School Teacher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$47,000
$35,000
Min 10%
$47,000
Median 50%
$63,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Buffalo, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a grade school teacher make?
Grade School Teachers in the US make on average $47,636 annually or $22.9 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $63,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $35,000 per year. Most Grade School Teacher jobs are in Professional companies and Education companies. States with the highest Grade School Teacher salaries include New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Grade School Teacher is 3.0 years.
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Average Grade School Teacher Salary By Location

Grade School Teachers in the US makes an average salary of $47,636 per year or $22.9 per hour. Grade School Teachers make the most in Buffalo, NY at about $60,370 per year. The Buffalo, NY average entry-level salary for Grade School Teachers is $33,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Grade School Teacher salaries are New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. On the other hand, Mississippi, Missouri, Arizona, South Dakota, and Oklahoma report the lowest wages for Grade School Teachers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Buffalo, NY
Buffalo, NY
$60,370
$60,370
2
2
Gilroy, CA
Gilroy, CA
$54,015
$54,015
3
3
Rockford, IL
Rockford, IL
$46,706
$46,706
4
4
Montgomery, AL
Montgomery, AL
$46,104
$46,104
5
5
Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee, WI
$44,264
$44,264

Map of Grade School Teacher Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Grade School Teachers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Grade School Teacher Salary By Company

Grade School Teachers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Education companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Grade School Teachers at Oakland Unified School District and Buffalo Public Schools report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Lifelong Medical Care or University of North Carolina, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Grade School Teachers.

Average Grade School Teacher Pay By Industry

Wages for Grade School Teachers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Education companies, Non Profits companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Grade School Teachers well. Salaries for Grade School Teachers in Education companies average $49,084 annually, while Non Profits companies and Manufacturing companies pay $46,957 and $39,922, respectively. The types of companies that pay Grade School Teachers the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $37,610.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Education
Education
$49,084
$49,084
2
2
Non Profits
Non Profits
$46,957
$46,957
3
3
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$39,922
$39,922
4
4
Professional
Professional
$37,610
$37,610

Grade School Teacher Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Grade School Teacher Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
12/28/2019
$53,904
California Montessori Project
Grade School Teacher
11/09/2019
$44,000
Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District
Grade School Teacher
10/26/2019
$54,494
10/24/2019
$53,904
California Montessori Project
Grade School Teacher
10/22/2019
$44,000
Lincoln Unified School District
Grade School Teacher
10/10/2019
$52,253
09/30/2019
$34,436
Gilroy Unified
Grade School Teacher
09/28/2019
$53,849
Grade School Teacher
09/25/2019
$50,176
09/20/2019
$53,904
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